15th Mumbai Film Festival Unveils An Impressive Lineup and Events

Amit Khanna, Trustee, MAMI, Ramesh Sippy, Trustee, MAMI, Shyam Benegal, Chairman, MAMI and Srinivasan Narayanana, Festival Director_At the curtain Raiser of 15th Mumbai Film FestivalThe 15th edition of the Mumbai film festival presented by Reliance Entertainment and organized by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) will be held from 17-24 October 2013 at Liberty Cinema, Metro Big Cinema, Marine Lines as the main festival venues and Cinemax, Versova  as the satellite venue.

The 15th Mumbai film festival’s impressive line up of 200 movies and other highlights were revealed today at the curtain raiser press conference held at the Taj Mahal hotel  in the presence of Mr. Shyam Benegal, Filmmaker and Chairman, MAMI, Mr. Amit Khanna, and Mr. Ramesh Sippy, Trustees, MAMI, Mr. Srinivasan Narayanan, Director, Mumbai Film Festival along with various dignitaries from the Indian Entertainment industry.

 

Shyam Benegal, Chairman of MAMI_Amit Khanna,Trustee, MAMI, Jaya Lamba, Artist, Ramesh Sippy, Trustee, MAMI, Srinivasan Narayanan, Festival Director, Mumbai Film Festival_ At the curtain Raiser of 15th Mumbai Film FeThis year too the festival has announced new initiatives as part of the Mumbai Film Mart (Filmy Room and India Project Room) and a brand new Experimental film section to the festival. These new initiatives will be in addition to the other competition sections such as the ‘International Competition’, ‘Celebrate Age’ and ‘Dimensions Mumbai’. The total prize money at this year’s festival is USD 220,000.

The 15th Mumbai film festival will also host a celebration of Spanish Cinema organized in tandem with the Embassy of Spain in India.  This celebration package will also include classics such as El VerdugoSeven Days in JanuaryCarmen amongst others

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